7 Whitney Houston Career-Defining Moments

August 9, 2019

Whitney Houston's death was a shock to the music industry and fans all over the world. She passed away tragically young on February 11, 2012, one day before the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, where she was scheduled to perform. She was 48 years old.

Today, on her birthday, the singer would have been 56. To commemorate her legendary reign as a pop megastar, we've compiled seven of Houston's most career-defining moments.